τίνος

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See also: τινός

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τίνος (tínos), genitive singular of the interrogative pronoun: masculine, feminine τίς (tís) and of neuter τί (). Compare to the indefinite pronoun τίς (tís) with genitive τινός (tinós, of/about someone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

τίνος (tínosm (feminine τίνος, neuter τίνοςinterrogative pronoun - plural: τίνων (tínon);

  1. (singular) whose? As in Ancient Greek:
    1. (formal, archaic) Genitive singular masculine form of τίς (tís).; (monotonic: τις;)
    2. (formal, archaic) Genitive singular feminine form of τίς (tís).; (monotonic: τις;)
    3. (formal, archaic) Genitive singular neuter form of τί ().; (monotonic: τι;)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Of the ancient interrogative pronoun τίς (tís); the forms τίνος; plural τίνων; and the neuter τι; are used in Standard Modern Greek as well. All other forms are archaic, used in quotations and set phrases.

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